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LONDON — Writer Colin Dexter, who created music-loving Oxford detective Inspector Morse, has died aged 86. Publisher Pan Macmillan said Dexter died Tuesday at his home in Oxford, southern England. Born in 1930 in Stamford, central England, Dexter studied
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Read an excerptpowered by ZolaThe First Love Story: Adam, Eve, and Usby Bruce Feiler (Penguin Press) in Non-Fiction Buy Now Buy NowAmazonBarnes & NobleGoogle PlayiBooksIndieboundKoboZolaIn The First Love Story: Adam, Eve, and Us (Penguin Press,...
Being Elvis: A Lonely Lifeby Ray Connolly (Liveright) in Biography Buy Now Buy NowAmazonBarnes & NobleGoogle PlayiBooksIndieboundKoboZolaBeing Elvis meant being a bundle of contradictions. The singer could reduce a crowd of teenage girls to a...
USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. 1. Ballerina Body by Misty Copeland (Grand Central Life & Style, non-fiction, on sale March 21) What it’s about: Health and fitness title from the prima ballerina sports...
With these four new young-adult tales featuring fantastical elements, teens can travel to new worlds and explore familiar emotions. USA TODAY's Brian Truitt takes a look. Caraval By Stephanie Garber Flatiron Books, 416 pp. ***½ out of four stars There ar
What should you read this weekend? USA TODAY’s picks for book lovers include the military memoir Shoot Like a Girl, and a rollicking new novel about the Boy Scouts. Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman’s Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front by Mar
CASTRIES, St. Lucia — Derek Walcott, a Nobel-prize winning poet known for capturing the essence of his native Caribbean who became the region's most internationally famous writer, has died on the island of St. Lucia. He was 87. Walcott died early Friday
NEW YORK — Ivana Trump, first wife of President Trump, is writing a memoir that will focus on the couple's three children, Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric. In Raising Trump, Ivana will reflect on her life and recount the lessons she taught her children as th
Here’s a look at what’s new on USA TODAY’s Best-Selling Books list… 'Orphan' finds love: There’s something about historical novels with the word “Orphan” in the title that tugs at readers’ heartstrings and makes for best sellers. Orphan Train, Christina
Read an excerptpowered by ZolaThe Fall of Lisa Bellow: A Novelby Susan Perabo (Simon & Schuster) in Fiction Buy Now Buy NowAmazonBarnes & NobleGoogle PlayiBooksIndieboundKoboZolaThere are countless stories about tragic missing girls, the...
Read an excerptpowered by ZolaThe One-Eyed Manby Ron Currie (Viking) in Fiction Buy Now Buy NowAmazonBarnes & NobleGoogle PlayiBooksIndieboundKoboZolaIn this era of so-called “post-truth,” it’s liberating for many of us to vicariously rant, rave...
NEW YORK — Amy Krouse Rosenthal, a popular author, filmmaker and speaker who broke hearts when she wrote of being terminally ill and leaving behind her husband Jason, died Monday at age 51. Rosenthal had been diagnosed in 2015 with ovarian cancer. Her d
Read an excerptpowered by ZolaThe Hearts of Men: A Novelby Nickolas Butler (Ecco) in Fiction Buy Now Buy NowAmazonBarnes & NobleGoogle PlayiBooksIndieboundKoboZolaFull disclosure: As a 10-year-old, after I endured Cub Scout crafting, papier...
Three pairs of newly examined spectacles believed to have belonged to Jane Austen are now being brandished as evidence she suffered from cataracts, possibly as a result of accidental arsenic poisoning, according to the British Library. Just as the worldw
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- 19:50 Motorcyclist faces 2nd-degree murder charge in crash that killed woman
- 19:50 Glendale police: Motorcycle passenger in fatal accident identified
- 19:25 Senate Moves to Permanently Kill the FCC's Broadband Privacy Rules
- 19:24 Pelham man pleads guilty to anabolic steroid distribution charges
- 18:57 Danny White on return to ASU: 'It's genetic with me'
- 18:52 German parliament considers changing 'father of house' rules
- 18:46 Third note threatening shooting at Flagstaff High School surfaces
- 18:46 Teen critical after car goes airborne, crashes into Jefferson...
- 18:37 UN condemns North Korea tests which contribute to nukes